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M. Lamar, Up From the Grave, Still from Funeral Doom Spiritual, 2016. Digital video. Courtesy of the artist

Performance of M. Lamar’s “Funeral Doom Spiritual: For Male Soprano, Piano, and Electronics”

Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016, 7:30pm

This new performance by M. Lamar explores radical historical expressions and futuristic longings for DESTRUCTION of the white supremacist world order

M. Lamar, Carrying Carrying Carrying, Still from Funeral Doom Spiritual, 2016. Digital video. Courtesy of the artist

Opening Reception for “M. Lamar: Funeral Doom Spiritual”

Date: Friday, April 15, 2016, 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Friday, April 15, 2016, 7-9:30pm at ONE Archives

M. Lamar, Deathlessness (Awaiting an Awakening), still from Funeral Doom Spiritual, 2016, digital video, courtesy of the artist

M. Lamar in Conversation with Uri McMillan

Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 7:30pm

Multidisciplinary artist M. Lamar and scholar Uri McMillan discuss the recovery of black male subjectivity in conjunction with Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium at LACMA

Suzanne Wright, Missing Men, 2014. Photo collage, 14 x 21.75 inches. Courtesy of the artist

Reuses of the Erotica: A Sympodium on and Beyond Queer Collage

Date: Friday, April 8, 2016

“Reuses of the Erotic” is organized in conjunction with the exhibition Cock, Papers, Scissors, which brings together works by an intergenerational group of fifteen queer artists who explore the collaged page or the scrapbook with diverse, erotically inclined tactics.

Opening Reception for “Cock, Paper, Scissors”

Opening Reception for “Cock, Paper, Scissors”

Date: Saturday, April 2, 2016, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Saturday, April 2, 2016, 6-9pm at Plummer Park, West Hollywood

Courtesy of Frankie MacTavish

Opening Reception for “FUCK! Loss, desire, pleasure”

Date: Saturday, January 30, 2016, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

With a performance by Daphne Von Rey January 30, 2015, 6-9pm at ONE Archives

“Live Artists Live” Reception and Performance by Narcissister

“Live Artists Live” Reception and Performance by Narcissister

Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016 to Friday, January 29, 2016
Igor Grubić, East Side Story, 2006–08. Double-channel video

Contemporary Art Versus Homophobia: A Lecture by Pawel Leszkowicz

Date: Thursday, December 10, 2015, 12:00pm - 1:30pm

This lecture by visiting Senior Fulbright Scholar Pawel Leszkowicz will contextualize recent artworks and curatorial practices that thematize homophobic images and discourses in today’s Europe. On the other hand, a question is posed whether or not an anti-LGBTQ contemporary art/visual culture is developing, supported by political or religious organizations – with a significant social impact. The presented works are of a deeply affective character and far-reaching implications for sexual politics and society at large.

The Gay Liberation Front (GLF) protests forced the owner of the Los Angeles bar The Farm to rescind the no-touching rule prevalent at gay bars at the time. The GLF celebrated by posting outside The Farm the sign “Gay People’s Victory / No Demonstrations T

California Pride: Mapping LGBTQ Histories

Date: Sunday, November 8, 2015, 2:00pm

Join ONE Archives at the USC Libraries, the Los Angeles Conservancy, and the USC Heritage Conservation Program to learn about new projects devoted to sites associated with LGBTQ experience.